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>>> i'm chris wallace. the obama administration says it met its deadline to fix healthcare.gov. but it is also telling people there is no rush to sign up. >> as more enrollment deadlines are pushed back, is the website the least of obamacare's problems? we'll ask two health care experts on opposite sides of the debate, james capretta and neera tanden. plus, our sunday panel weighs in on white house efforts to lower expectations for obamacare's online relaunch. then, skepticism over last week's deal with iran that president obama is calling a victory for diplomacy. >> we cannot rule out peaceful solutions to the world's problems. tough talk and bluster may be the easy thing to do politically, but it's not the right thing for our security. >> but will the deal halt iran's nuclear ambitions? we'll discuss that and the growing confrontation with china with former cia and nsa director, general michael hayden. and our power player of the week this holiday season is not your typical turkey farmer. >> i'm really happiest when i'm engaged in working and thinking and striving. >> all
, a update on healthcare.gov that was supposed to provide a online marketplace for health insurance but instead it records you having sex and mails it to your parents with the title christmas surprise. >> why does do it that? obama administration officials promised us by november 30th the web site will be functional and as you know it has already been november 30th so the so. >> white house is now work fog the vast majority of people who are trying to use it. it can now handle 50,000 users at a time, 800,000 a day. >> they say they have lowered response time to about one second and the error rate below one percent. >> jon: oh, my god. that one percent. i don't know what that is. of course the down side is that the only error that occurs is a really bad error. hey, you did it, guys and to celebrate i got you a card, i think you will enjoy it, it says congratulations on doing the thing you should have done months ago before we lost faith in the government. [ cheers and applause ] >> congratulations. that is not to say there still aren't problems. most of the front end may be looking
is the fundamental flaw of the affordable care act, the federal government is not capable of running the healthcare system, but we should root for is private, safer opportunities to improve the healthcare delivery to make health insurance more affordable. >> jon:. >> forget about obamacare if we can let the private sector run rampant in medical care, my gosh, you would be able to buy the equivalent of an iphone like you can now for $29. >> jon: where do you get your phone? i am sure the only way you can get the iphone equivalent for 29 bucks if you go to china town and snatch up a snapple y phone, which you can use to play all the top games, your irritated birds, your candy crunch, it is not even candy, that is lo zenk. >> my personal, lozenge. >> my favorite, root ninja. >> it catches the excitement of packing away at a root, because they are harder to -- cut. >> if you want to efficiently provide a product to millions of americans at once, the right thing in the private sector is the only way, government can't get it done, didn't we see an example of the private sector at work just this past wee
. we had the worst speaker of the house ever. they spent all this time trying to stop the health-care law which they are not going to stop. we need a jobs bill passed. we need to pass immigration and work on infrastructure. there are a lot of things that could be done. i didn't like the president we had before, but i did not hate him. i think we ever treated a president the way we treated this president. charles from the carolina bringing up house speaker john boehner -- he was pressed in that "washington post" story. paul kane of the washington post notes that the gop was most proud of putting the brake on tougher regulations on business and impeding efforts by president obama to push a more liberal agenda on the country. caller: 520 five representatives comes to $9 million per year. that's a steep price to pay for people who do nothing. they don't want to do nothing. yet the problem is, the republicans say jobs, jobs, jobs. it has never been voted on. that would put a million people to work immediately. shovel ready. it is shovel ready. that is what i want to say. host: jack writes
-relations healthcare.gov. republicans will continue to law,tigate the health care holding for hearings today on its rollout. the white house is coming under pressure to hold someone under accountable for the failures. republicans, (202) 585-3881. democrats, (202) 585-3880. all others, (202) 585-3882. let me begin with the new york times story this morning, considering which heads may roll for the website. the white house is under mounting pressure from democrats and close allies to hold a accountable person botched rollout of president obama's signature domestic achievement and determine who should be fired. some of those names are familiar to you have have been watching the hearings on capitol hill as some of them have testified about what went wrong with the rollout and to knew what and when there would be problems. we will go outside of washington. we have for the calls inside the beltway. think? you according to the new york times, the president is under mounting pressure from democrats. numbers. the phone you can also post your comments on facebook.com/c-span and tweet us. times,ng to the new
health-care coverage, with millions receiving cancellation notices, and millions more facing premium rate shock, and others left to wonder if their applications on healthcare.gov or even successful. this morning where going to focus on how the health care could be affected by the changes in the president's health care plan. the president's health care law cut over $700 billion from the already struggling medicare program to fund the flawed new entitlement. included in the cuts were over $300 billion in direct and indirect cuts to the medicare advantage program, and many of these cuts start in 2014. medicare's managed care program currently provides coverage for more than 14 million americans, over a quarter of all medicare beneficiaries. these patients choose medicare advantage plans over traditional medicare for a variety of reasons, including improved cost-sharing, enhance benefits, better care coordination, and higher quality of care. millions of americans, especially those with lower incomes, medicare advantage is a better option for delivering their care, and frankly their choice. wh
and it will per swad a lot of people. >> while the obama responded to healthcare through a pr campaign republicans are pointing out the flaws of obamacare. >> the problem is premiums were too high. under obamacare the premium is even higher. i don't see how observe care can work. >> kathleen sebelius was in the house answering more questions about the rollout of healthcare.gov and obamacare. >> kelly wright. we will see what happens today. >> putting consumers out of subsidized insurance. a brand new report saysed the federal exchange is incorrect telling some people they are eligible for medicaid throwing them into consumer limbo. they are only able to buy them at full price now many might be left without insurance at all. you should pile an appeal of the marketplace. >> defense secretary chuck hagel meets with the prime minister to talk about the threats and ways to promote stability in neighboring afghanistan. this as hamid karzai adres with a security deal in iran. they agree to a long-term political security economic deal with the country while still resitsing a security agreement with the u.
not work. >> reporter: the front end of healthcare.gov was working well. 375,000 users say the administrators between midnight and noon. senior administration officials told nbc news as of 5:30 today, 750,000 users on healthcare.gov. websites have a front end and back end. the back could be a problem. the front end is what you log on to amazon.com and click you want to buy a lightbulb. that's the front end. then the system has to kick out an order to send you a lightbulb. healthcare.gov has problems with both ends. at a can have fee shop in d.c., robert tried to get on healthcare.gov. it didn't crash or freeze, but this note, the site cannot handle a surge of users. the white house says 375,000 logged on between midnight and noon. >> we want to make sure their experience is vastly improved. >> reporter: it was this weekend in northern virginia. obama care navigators got people logged in and signed up. >> this was my third time on the website, you know, the first time i couldn't get through, the second time i didn't know how to navigate it correctly. this time, i didn't noti
the troubled healthcare.gov website. it's working better but are the problems completely fixed? s how cyber monday is stacking up for deals. >>> details about the deadly crash involving paul walker. what he might have been doing >>> so, how would you like to have your online purchase delivered to you faster than a pizza? amazon.com is working on a plan to getack onlg to you in 30 minutes or less and it will use drones to accomplish that. >>> it's super fun. this is our most fun time. >> reporter: inside them, purchases that will be boxed, addressed and shipped in time for christmas. those in select cities can order as late as the 24th. amazon hopes to make deliveries, even speedier in the coming years by launching drones that drop off packages within 30 minutes of ordering. it's as fast as a pizza. >> maybe faster. >> reporter: for now, traditional ground shipping. >> we are ready. >> reporter: fedex delivers reelectronics and e-readers. cyber monday is now the busiest on-line shopping day of the year offering consumers the ability to compare prices and place orders in seconds. >> i'm leani
to healthcare for women in africa, he promoted reproductive health in the united states and around the world. and he asked the tough questions those who obstructed women's progress and rights even when it didn't make news. so i'm especially delightd that we honor a dear friend of mine that bears his name. years been nearly to since i joined secretary clinton conferenceth world on women and her simple universal message human rights and women'srights rights are human rights became women denied many the opportunity to live with freedom and dignity. day in beijing is now a waterhead moment in the history of the women's rights movement. before that defining speech and ever since, hillary has been frontiers of human back againstshing inequality around the world and here at home. understands that women rights are human rights but also women's progress is human progress because we all benefit when women have the chance to in everyte fully aspect of life. the world needs the wisdom and strength and vision of all its people, not half. people say that democracy for all its limitations is the force for
that healthcare.gov is out of intensive care, they hope to shift the foe cause to health care reform. steve handelsman is live at the white house. >> reporter: thanks. out of intensive care. republicans don't believe it. asked, what else are they hiding? here at the white house was a defiant president obama. he said he's learned not to make what he called wild promises about obama care, but he checks every day. he knows the website and the plan, as a whole now, are working. >> we know the demand is there and we know that the product on these marketplaces is good. the bottom line is, this law is working and will work into the future. i have always said, i will work with anybody to implement and improve this law effectively. you got good ideas? bring them to me. let's go. but, we are not repealing it as long as i'm president. [ applause ] >> reporter: back to the website, one of the biggest known remaining problems is the back end of healthcare.gov. after you click and decide what you want, the part of the system that sends your order to the insurance companies, sends an 834 file. washington
to ask what else are they hiding? while the white house wants to claim healthcare.gov is now working, we know obamacare is still plagued with problems. every american deserves relief from it. while this administration has to finally come clean and explain why and how americans are impacted by this law. this is not something that is helping americans. it is harming those that need help most right now. welcome back, we hope you all had time with your families. hearing from the leader about the different things that the president hit within passing this legislation, you all member the time it was passed late night on the weekend. by that time, there were democrats who were even there is about voting for it, so the administration put together a memo. a memo tohrough nervous democrats stating, when voters learn about the composition of the plant, support grows considerably. the plan has been passed. the plan is now into a process. people are learning more about it. we found from the gallup poll that just came out yesterday, it tells a different story. those who are familiar with the health ca
drumming would be my favorite. >>> trying to move past the problems that have plagued healthcar healthcare.gov, a look at the work that's being done and the potential problems you could encounter if you use it. >>> following breaking news that could impact your commute in northeast washington. some problems during the morning rush. what you need to know to get around the mess. >>> and a bit of a break from 209-degree temperatures this morning. the changes you can expect in the days ahead with weather >>> 5:30. on top of breaking news, a water main break in northeast washington could have a big impact on your morning commute. this is happening along benning road and bladensberg road. megan mcgrath is on the scene now with the latest. good morning, megan. >> reporter: good morning, richard. if you take a look behind me you can see they have made some progress in digging up this 12-inch pipe that ruptured early this morning. we still are having -- we're going to have may skrjor delays. i spoke with d.c. water and their estimate on how long this will take to repair, six to eight hours. so ther
and had a knife and got away. no one was injured. the white house said healthcare.gov is working better and faster. coming up, the concerns that still exist. right now a hearing on capitol hill on whether to relax a rule limiting the heights of buildings in d.c. who is in favor of the >>> joe biden arriving in asia for a week long trip that includes meetings with several leaders. his first stop is in tokyo, japan. it is geared towards trade and economics, it comes during a dispute over an air defense zone over the east china sea. later in the week, biden heads to south korea where he is scheduled to visit the demilitarized zone between north and south korea. it has been over two months since the debut of health care.gov. the obama administration said it is working better and faster, but not perfect. tracie potts has more on what happens next. >> i will make sure we get it fixed. >> the obama administration said they met their deadline. 50,000 people can use the website at the same time. 800,000 a day. most of the time with just 1% getting error messages. >> it is working reasonably well
hundreds of fixes to healthcare.gov, the obama administration said it is working, but not perfectly. i'm tara in washington with the story coming up. >>> drone to doorstep delivery? the new way you could receive your online purchases. >>> the ceo of amazon has an amazing new plan to use drones in the future. he unveiled the details of the secret research and development project for the first time on 60 minutes. the goal of the plan is to get your packages to your doorstep by mini drones. within 30 minutes after they are ordered. so is this even possible? how quickly can we sign up? bruce leshan takes a look at 6:00. there's a lot of testing and faa approval, but estimates the delivery by drone program could be available to customers in four to five years. >> wow. >>> all right, here's your daily checkup on the affordable care act. a dramatic improvement. leaders of the white house technology team say they fixed more than 400 bugs in the system. of course, the question still remains, will that translate into more people signing up? as tara explains, the team admits there are still plen
sticker shock from higher premiums, it's the high-popping deductibles in the healthcare law. talk about 5,000 more for individuals and 10,000 buck for couples. we're going to hear what home depot founder thinks of this at the bottom of the first. first to byron york on this sudden sticker shock that is shocking a lot of folks because they didn't expect it. what are we seeing? >> it's really quite a shock to a lot of people. all the talk we have had up until now has been about premiums that people pavement president claimed obamacare would save the family $2,500 a year he was talking about premiums. that didn't happen. and now we're fining that people are getting into really high deductibles, $5,000, $10,000, $12,000 for a couple, and when that happens, if you're a couple and you have to pay a $10,000 deductible and you don't have a big health crisis during a year, you're paying for all of your healthcare costs under obamacare, and people are saying, wait a minute. this is not what we thought would happen. >> what is interesting -- you're quite right, we have been focusing on what's my pre
work, over 400 people are promoted every day. healthcare starting under $40 a month. i got education benefits. i work at walmart. i'm a pharmacist. sales associate. i manage produce. i work in logistics. there's more to walmart than you think. vo: opportunity. that's the real walmart. >> tomorrow marks cyber monday. fedex expects to move when the 2 million shipments. cyber monday is the monday after thanksgiving where lots of stores offer deep discounts on their websites. fedex has hired tens of thousands of seasonal workers to handle the surge of shipments that they are expecting. it is the week of tree lighting's and the district. house speaker john boehner will light the capitol christmas tree on tuesday. the 88-foot spruce arrived on the west lawn monday morning after a month-long journey from washington state. it is decorated with 5000 locally crafted ornaments to reflect this yours theme, sharing washington's good- natured. the firstobama and family on friday are expected to take part in the letting of the national christmas tree. the ceremony will take place near the white ho
as they are with the healthcare.gov rollout, they know the system is broken and also start being to hear the cost of health care is coming down. there's going to be a difference in terms of how the -- is it going down or going up? that's how americans will perceive it. but they know that these bumps were our fault and we've got to implement it and they'll come to their own conclusion whether this was better or worse than what they had. they can see through the boehner kind of argument that nothing is better than something. >> congressman, everybody believes obama care will be a center piece argument within the 2014 election. sort of a moving target. we don't know what it will signature fi because it's improving in some ways and arguments against it keep changing. if one of your colleagues, if a house dem came to you and said, what should i do here? should i run on obama care or kind of hide and move away from it, what would your advice? >> we own it but we have to be all in on improving it. i have a contrarian view, the american people know the health care debate is over, that we've got to make this work. the r
says nearly 30,000 people have signed up for coverage on healthcare.gov during the first two days of december. the numbers come after a site relaunch and surpasses signups during the entire month of october. but as danielle nottingham explains, if those numbers don't include a significant number of young people, it could spell trouble for the entire health care law. >> reporter: president obama is pushing to get more young people to sign up for health insurance. >> for your friends and your family, the most important source of information is not going to be me. it's going to be you. >> reporter: stopping by a white house youth summit, the president encouraged young adults to show their friends how to enroll. jessica brown is spreading the word on college campuses. >> young people are an important group among the uninsured. they're actually the largest bloc of uninsured. >> reporter: republicans held four separate hearings on the health care law wednesday and explored whether young people will sign up. >> if they're young and healthy, they're not going to spend thee or four days a
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after demonstrations took a terrible turn. >> the white house says healthcare.gov is running smoothly. now it faces a new test - a rush to sign up before this month's li
wilson, the white house bureau chief. we are talking about recent fores, criticism received healthcare.gov. please give us a call. the phone numbers are on the screen. of course, we will also be taking your comments on e-mail, facebook, and twitter. as folks are calling in, we want to ask you about this headline in october. talk about the inattention to detail that you see here. guest: a couple things have come up recently with the national security agency eavesdropping disclosures. he said he was not aware the united states was eavesdropping on a german chancellor's personal cell phone. the glitches to the health care website is another that he has acknowledged he was not prepared for. on their own, these may seem relatively minor, but added up, you get the perception of a white house and a management team that is trying to do a lot of different things at the same time and not necessarily paying attention to the implementation of these major policy issues, whether national security in the case of the nsa, or whether it is his health care law, which is legacy. is it people not wanting
every day. healthcare starting under $40 a month. i got education benefits. i work at walmart. i'm a pharmacist. sales associate. i manage produce. i work in logistics. there's more to walmart than you think. vo: opportunity. that's the real walmart. >> you are watching abc seven news your side. justst-released -- released 911 calls are giving insight into the moment a man opened fire inside a connecticut elementary school. or then 20 minutes were released, including one from a woman wanted in the attack that left 26 people dead, 26 children. the calls show a calm response from dispatchers despite audibled gunshots rate abc seven has chosen not to air the audio. virginia gun dealers made the a lot of money on black friday. more than 3900 individual gun transactions, breaking last year's record of 3856 transactions. gun sales for the year are on track to break last year's record. >> the administration's efforts to fix the obamacare website appear to be paying off somewhat. sources say 29,000 people have signed up for insurance plans on sunday and monday which surpasses the total
? is that a question we're leading with today. jon: let's hope not. >> hi, everybody. i'm jenna lee. healthcare.gov has a new look if you check it out online. it lets shoppers see insurance plans before they buy and whether they qualify for tax subsidies to lower costs. there are so-called back end problems the way customers get information to insurance companies may mean some people who think they are signing up won't actually be covered. earlier this morning on "fox & friends" former vice president dick cheney said the long list of issues with the law is evidence that the government should stay out of personal health care. take a listen. >> the idea that the government that can't bring us a website that will function effectively is now also going to deliver a better health care system, i just find ridiculous. if you can't design and run a website, what the heck are you doing messing with the health care system of the united states? jenna: peter doocy is live in washington with more on this story and has been looking at the website since it launched, peter. what can customers do today and see today th
30 deadline for the healthcare.gov website. series, first ladies' features the life of betty ford. >> on the next washington journal, republican of kansas on healthlementation of the care law. then congressman gregory meeks, democrat of new york. with ks about the deal iran over the country's nuclear program. scott patterson on the volcker rule and how it implemented. live every morning at 7:00 a.m. eastern on c-span. >> president obama's use of power related to the health care law. immigration policies and drug laws. coverage ofour live the hearing starting at 10:00 c-span 2.rn on are you walk in, there tables in front with lots of pamphlets, prior to entering the gun show. temperature pamphlet is how the take ment is trying to away the right to own guns, obama is doing that and obama is that and obama care is awful. talk to them. they said, who are you? i'm an academic, a researcher. research about these organizations and ideas. i study men who believe this stuff. and a bunch of them said -- they looked at me suspiciously and and i said, tions look here's what i am. don't get i
's chief of staff says healthcare.gov had more than a million new visitors yesterday and he says the site is stable and faster for users. but, they are not out of the woods yet. the university of notre dame is suing over the mandate that its insurance plans cover birth control. school officials say it goes against the catholic church's teachings and violates their right to religious freedom. they put the public focus back on the benefits of the law. >> now that we are getting technology fixed, we need you to go back, take a look at what's actually going on because it can make a difference in your lives and the lives of your families. >> our team coverage continues in our next hour. ahead on news 4 at 6:00, steve handelsman reports on how to be sure you are really covered once you enroll on healthcare.gov. at 7:00, new reaction to the president's push. >>> detroit will be allowed to shed billions of dollars of debt in the country's largest ever bankruptcy filing. a judge ruled that detroit met every test, including failing to pay debts and provide a minimum level of service to residents. r
] talk about at to war on women, look no further than this health-care law. just consider some of the stories i have heard from folks in my district. she and herld me husband received cancellation notices and the replacement would told their premiums. help,he called to ask for the insurance company told marianne that if she does not sign up for a plan to law requires the enrolled her in a suggested policy. this increase will consume their gas and grocery money for the month. now she sees no choice but to cancel their insurance altogether. pat and his wife are in their mid-50's and their premium is going to jump from 248 dollars to $968 per month. that is nearly four times higher. aey have always preferred high deductible policy because they work hard to stay in good health. when they do need care, they like to shop for the best value. seen, this administration thinks it knows better than they do. then there is liz from sanford. business owner with only two employees, herself at her husband. their premiums went up 127%. she and her husband are regular hard-working healthy americ
of whether congress is productive. are trying to fight the battle on the health-care law and are being more of. we have been talking with ian swanson. thank you for joining us this morning. now to marietta, georgia. david is on our line for independents. is whenmy main comment we look at the nsa spying activity, if you know a lot about somebody you can manipulate their behavior. looking at a americans and foreigners abroad, i think about a lot of people who don't have much. now there is this force that has the ability to know anything about them. think it is any different than some he cheating and car's. you know aketing, if lot about the person you are trying to influence and purchase decision, the more you know the more successful you can position yourself to get them to buy your products. but in thisferent case it is more disconcerting because it is somebody acting in ways you just have no idea about. i think it is kind of disingenuous because it can be abused. >> our topics this morning, is government surveillance going to far? the numbers are -- you can also reach out to us on twitter,
parts of his health-care law. host: our next caller. caller: good morning. i have been in the health insurance business for 20 years. i status -- my dad started a business in 1982. i live in south georgia. we have 282 -- 282 drivers network -- there'll no longer be pediatricians -- a pediatrician center here. they are not on the network. they are not in any industry that is able to survive on $.20 margin. they could have a chance to exist. that is just the situation they have been put in. they have responded to the free market. it is 100% because of before the care act. i have been hearing the same things from constituents. it is becoming a greater issue as more and more providers are looking at other options. it is having a real bad impact already. estimatesally the just a couple of years ago say that one fourth of our fighters would disappear under obamacare. it is going to happen across the land. even if you are able to receive your card and go into the doctor on january 2, you may find out your dr. you have had for 20 years is not in the system. that is when we are going to recei
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a health-care stporterrom he hfingn >> thanks for being with us. >> my pleasure. >> healthcare obviously a big topic in the news. what pastor of the affordable care act affects medicaid recipients. >> this is supposed to be a fairly simple question the a fairly simple question to answer. $15,000 and change that we're supposed to secure coverage for anyone. they did not have to be disabled. it is a patchwork of requirements in all of the states and d.c. the supreme court upheld the rest of the law last year saying states could opt out of the extension. about half the states are doing it. host: why only half the states? guest: it is almost entirely a partisan issue. there are a couple of republican governors they got behind this and a few democrats that were not able to get their legislators on board with it. there are a lot of reasons cited by opponents of the expansion. mainly it comes down to money. the government is paying the entire cost of the expansion. states will pick up 10% in future years. for some states, that 10% is more than they wanted to spend. host: we are talking to jeffr
three days able to get on healthcare.gov, shom around, compare plans and tens of thousands signed up in the last few days. making sure people who have a preexisting condition can't be dropped or denied coverage. making sure they have access to preventive care, those are critical benefits when cared to what republicans want do, repeal or sabotage the affordable care act or shut down the government, that's the choice voters will have and i think voters will choose our candidates who have been trying to give them quality affordable health care. >> you're a breast cancer survivor. >> my six-year anniversary's this weekend. >> everything's okay. >> yes, thank god. >> you have to switch insurance, right. >> yes. >> you're a member of congress. you have to go to the healthcare.gov website. >> i'm in the middle of comparing plans for my family. >> why are you waiting so long? it's december. >> i'm a little busy. >> you have to -- you want to have the same doctors, the same hospitals, access as you -- you look your medical treatment that you received over the years? >> yes. >> will you be abl
that healthcare.gov is seeing errors in one out of every ten data transfers, after the so-called fixes they put in. so, how worried should you be about whether or not you really got the coverage that you were able to sign up for? congressm congressman, thank you for joining us tonight. >> thank you. >> that's a big number, one in ten seeing errors, and that's after they said they were experiencing that private sector velocity, right? >> i mean, the number could be as high as 25%, this report says. the very first person in my own congressional office, my chief of staff, justin harding, he went in, he signed up, he thought he signed up, then he went back into the system to have a look, and it showed up that he had signed up twice! and so, the back end of this is critical. there's no confidence in this. those are stunning numbers, and i worry that there are people out there who think they've signed up only to find out that maybe they're going to have some sort of disaster after the first of the year and they're not really signed up. >> yeah, and one of the big questions is all of those people who got
through healthcare.gov. now it turns out you may not have the insurance you thought you had. about one in four of the people in october and november who signed up aren't going get insurance, because of errors with the website. either the insurance companies weren't notified, the money wasn't sent, the connection wasn't made. the worst part, you may not know. the federal government has not notified those people if they do not have insurance. >> you have until december 23rd, of course, to actually enroll. the point, come january 1st if you thought your registration went through the process, january 1st got the new coverage, turns out because of the errors you might not be enrolled at all. 1 in 4, corrected? that was 1 out of every 10 folks according to a new report this morning, one out of ten people who signed up through the website lieutenant have have errors involved. overall 25 perce% have errors a may not have coverage. >> and claiming victory, setting their bar so low at 80% of a success rate, that there you go. the problems are with these so-called 834 forms, which has your person
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good work and compare costs. it doesn't usually work that way with health care. but with unitedhealthcare, i get information on quality rated doctors, treatment options and estimates for how much i'll pay. that helps me, and my guys, make better decisions. i don't like guesses with my business, and definitely not with our health. innovations that work for you. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. not financially. so we switched to the bargain detergent but i found myself using three times more than they say to and the clothes still weren't as clean as with tide. so we're back to tide. they're cuter in clean clothes. that's my tide. what's yours? >>> well, if you needed a wake-up call that winter is on deck, here you go. a powerful storm system impacts more than half the country, snarling the roadways and the airways. good morning, everybody. brian shactman in for thomas roberts and we kick off the hour with this developing story. snow, check. ice, check. problems, check. and now get ready for this. we're in for a deep freeze that's sticking around for quite a while. here's the wall
. republicans in the committee say issues with healthcare.gov prove they can't handle undertakings. democrats disagree with that. >> we have before us an example of something that may be too big to swallow even for the u.s. federal government. >> our country's experience with social security in 1935, medicare in 1965 and a prescription drug program in 2005 democrats the government is capable of overcoming the initial problems with the implementation. >> president obama insists the program is working well. he spoke in front of people who said have benefitted from the new law and works well for the ma jorit of users. as you heard, republicans remain skeptical and you are hearing less about an effort to repeal the law. deputy political editor joins us to explain. good morning. the house voted dozens of times to repeal the law. we are hearing less of this. tell us why we will be hearing less from them. >> it's not popular to talk about repeal. you have seen it in poll after poll. a lot of republicans are wondering. what do they do if it begins to work. what do they do next and one of the things t
30,000 people signed up for health insurance coverage on healthcare.gov over just the first two days of december as the website was relaunched. and that 30,000 surpasses signups during the entire month of october. but getting young people to sign up and healthy people to sign up is the key. the premiums that young healthy people pay help to bring down the cost for the sick and the elderly. at a white house youth summit, president obama encouraged the young people there to spread the word. >> for your friends and your family, the most important source of information is not going to be me. it's going to be you. >> and on capitol hill, republicans held hearings on the health care law and they explored whether young people will sign up. especially through a website that has been so plagued with problems. >>> well, wusa9 is in the midst of a virtual joy campaign for the holidays. our debra alfarone is in the web center with a look at how you can help us make a big difference for a lot of folks, debra? >> and you don't even need get up from the couch right now if you have an ipad or a lapt
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and technology committee recently held a hearing on healthcare.gov cybersecurity threats. our bipartisan expert witness panel included dr. frederick check, a computer science professor at s.m.u., dr. ruben, a computer science professor at johns hopkins university, david kennedy, former chief security officer of dibold incorporated and currently the principal security consultant for trusted sec, and morgan write, formerly with cisco security and now c.e.o. of crowd sourced investigations. now i'm not a cybersecurity expert, but i can read the words of those who are. the s.s.t. committee's hearing charter informs members that in order to fully use healthcare.gov, american citizens must input or verify highly personal information such as date of birth and social security numbers for all family members, household salary, debt information, credit card information, place of employment, home addresses, and the like. information that is a treasure-trove for cybercriminals and identity thieves. further, the obamacare website interacts with the i.r.s. and social security administration databases thereby
here is to make sure that americans have access to affordable health insurance. the healthcare.gov website is an important part of that. we work everyday to make the permits necessary. >> compared to the private sector, the reports over the weekend support that the private sector velocity and effectiveness now. thatou reasonably expect working under that effectiveness, according to the worktration, with 24/7 with outside consultants, that you can keep that same level of effectiveness, as you call it over the next month i'm a and years, and is it -- as it is really the government doing it? it was not working before, you now say this working with private sector velocity. any reasonably keep up that face? >> i was a couple of things about that. the answer is yes, we can in the workahead continue to around the clock as we have in recent days and weeks to make the necessary permits. what is absolutely the case is that the private sector does some things very well, and better than the government can't. . running effective websites may be one of them. what the portable care act one si
of a book on replacing the portable care act and the co-author of a book on healthcare reform. i would like to thank all of the witnesses today. each of the written statements will be entered into the record in its entirety and i ask that each witness summarized his or her summary in five minutes or less to stay within the timeframe there is a timing light on your table. when the light switches from green to yellow, you will have one minute to conclude your testimony. when the light turns red if signals that the five minutes have expired and we will turn first to professor turley. >> thank you mr. chairman, ranking member conyers and members of the committee. it's an honor to be invited to speak with you today. about the meaning of the clause. forgive my voice. i'm getting over a cold. but i hope to make it through this without having a coughing fit. this is obviously a difficult area of the constitutional interpretation as the ranking member pointed out. this is not the first time that we have dealt with this question. it is also difficult for some of those that have been to agree with the
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-time. where i work, over 400 people are promoted every day. healthcare starting under $40 a month. i got education benefits. i work at walmart. i'm a pharmacist. sales associate. i manage produce. i work in logistics. there's more to walmart than you think. vo: opportunity. that's the real walmart. >>> tomorrow we should find out who consultants think prince george's county should roll the dice with. the bids for a casino. tracee wilkins is at one of the proposed locations in fort washington with an update. hey, tracee. >> reporter: this is a site we know is going to have a hard time tomorrow. the folks proposing this location told us they got a bad review from the folks making recommendations to the committee that will select the final site. tomorrow, we have the opportunity to see how the other two did. mgm wants a casino at national har bar. penn national at the raceway and greenwood racing pants a parx casino. they head to annapolis to win the sixth and final gaming license. the seven-member commission selecting the site had them review the proposals. the findings are confidential u
. healthcare starting under $40 a month. i got education benefits. i work at walmart. i'm a pharmacist. sales associate. i manage produce. i work in logistics. there's more to walmart than you think. vo: opportunity. that's the real walmart. >>> we are hearing new reaction tonight from a hearing that will help determine where a casino will go up in prince george's county. mgm did well with the analysts reviewing the location. competitors say the consultants are looking at it wrong. tracee wilkins explains. >> reporter: mgms proposed location set it apart from competitors. >> mgm has a better location. it is three to four minutes closer to almost everybody in the marketplace. >> reporter: today, they told the video lottery commission most gamblers will come from virginia and d.c. the location at the corner of the beltway and 295 outways the advantage of parx offering a larger casino. >> they are starting with the premise three to four minutes matters. it doesn't. >> reporter: he wants his casino off indian head highway. penn gaming spokesmen agree driving a few minutes fro
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